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It's “That Guy… Who Was in That Thing” meets "WTF" but with people even less well known! Sure it's fun to interview the crazy famous and ask them about the difficult years, but that's been done. Memories are plastic - we're getting the real dirt from people still crawling through it. Laura Scruggs is the playwright and Jake Scruggs is the technical guy who listens to a lot of “This American Life” and thinks that qualifies him to interview people.

Apr 18, 2016

03:25 - Why Thom talks while doing his act.

09:00 - Thom started working at a traveling carnival/circus at the age of 15/16

12:10 - How did Thom get the idea to start doing his own circus act?

14:01 - "It's as if Spalding Grey went to the sideshow..."

19:55 - The genesis of Thom's one man show, "Freakshow & Tell"

26:06 - Why does Thom show a lot of his work online?

32:17 - How did Thom get his deep voice?

35:44 - Danger Circus Company

42:16 - Thom wants to work with people who are in his pocket

48:04 - Thom's strategy in asking for money

51:01 - Freakshow & Tell has only been performed 7 times in legal spaces

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Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats" - The Chemical Brothers